12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Authentic Myanmar Travel & Dmc

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Authentic Myanmar Travel & Dmc

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also probably the tastiest and also most common is nangyi thoke.

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, thin pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and slices of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mix of roasted chickpea flour as well as turmeric extract and also chili oil, thrown by hand and offered with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the country’s major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric and also compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a treat that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Perhaps one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, typically as a dessert, however they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just comfort food however an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from location to area but this culinary experience continues to be the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which just sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever before. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice as well as absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also fresh coconut slices.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. Either way, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene too. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter contributed to a searing muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the locations to rest if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage consists of black tea combined with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As basic as it sounds, the prep work is in fact an art as well as is quite enjoyable to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a big pot of boiling dark tea on the oven as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and repeats a number of times to make sure it is perfectly blended. He after that fills up a bunch of little cups and also begins once again with another set as the initial cups are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are wonderful places to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as also various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The frequently served dishes are deep-fried mouthwatering snacks, deep-fried bread offered with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Normally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid to try one whenever you most likely to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is a distinct blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down repeatedly until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks in some way always include grated coconut. It is basically grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You can likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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